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ways to use coal every day. there's more information at nma.org. >> corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by boeing, major funding for "washington week" is also provided by the annenberg foundation, the compragse for public broadcasting -- the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. edward m. kennedy's passing this week unleashed a torent of mourning and analysis. scorse of redemption, accomplishment, legacy and inheritance have dominated the trbts all rooted in the -- the tributes all rooted in the 77 years one man spent on earth, 46 of them in the united states senate. kennedy's causes were fiercely liberal such as his opposition to a law forbidding gay marriage. >> in the constitution of the united states, along with the bill of rights, we have not ever written prejudice and we have never written bigotry into the constitution and we should not do it now in the united states senate. gwen: and many of his stands enraged repub
. we have more of it than any place on earth. and we're working on cleaner ways to use coal every day. more information at mma.org the >> major funding is also provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting, and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, sitting in for gwen ifill this week, john dickerson of slate magazine and cbs news. john: good evening. president barack obama turned 48 this week. he didn't get big present he'd been asking for doctor passage of health care reform in the house and senate -- but he got a few pretty good alternatives. sotomayor, his pick for the supreme court, was confirmed with the support of nine republicans, and we learned today that the unemployment rate has dropped a little bit. from 9.5% to 9.4%. there have been a few pieces of economic news like this late that, while not fantastic, have at least been not awful. john harwood, does the white house think they've turned a corner here? >> no. but they're having a party right now. the white house knows that fi
him the spring 1960. so you get to starty telling us over time, what kindof legislator di ted kennedy ecome? >> hwas 28 years old in beckly, west virginia, campaigning for his big brother. and mobile handsome. -- and impossibly hanome. and he ws not very prepossessg. he didn't ow a lot at that point he was a charer and talked wonderfully well wih the folk that he met. bu he didn't have a lot to say. as time went on,he scholed himself and became one of the great leislators i thnk of ourtime. gwen: he was so one of the grt legislators who dealt withome of the great setbacks that woul have killed another career. one of them of course being chappaquiddick. and the otr setbacks, he had decades in which he was not really that well egarded. >>that is rght. his profssional lifewas very discipned. he had great staff and he rked them very wll. bu his private plife -- priva life was anything but diiplined. he was wild. he was ouof control much of the time. until he foud his wife, vickieand settled down. gwen: ted kennedyobviously ot e cover of "time" agazine this week. his passg not just about t
on cleaner ys to use oal every d. there's re information at nmarg. >>orporate funding for "washinon week" is provided by bing, majr unding for "shington week" is also prided by the annenberg foundation,he compragse for public broadcasting -- he corporation for publ broadcasting and by ntributions to your pbs station from viewerslike you. thank you. once again, ve fom washington, moderor gwen ifill. gwen:good eveni. edward m. kenedy's passing this week unleshed a torent f mournin and analysis. scorse oredemption, accomplishme, legacy and inritance have dminated the trbts all ooted in the --the tributes all rooed in the 77 years onean spent on earth, 46 of hem in the united states senate. kennedy's caes were fiercely liberal suchs his opposition to a law forbdding gay marria. >> inthe constitution the united states, ang with the bill of rights, e have no ever writte prejudice and we ha never written bgotry int theconstitution an we should no do it now in te nited statesenate. gwen: and many of hisstands enraged republicans as whenhe opposed conservave judicial appointments of repuican app
: questions of substance and standing for the secretary of state. and while u.s. troops draw down in iraq, the fighting intensifies in afghanistan. on the eve of presidential elections. >> they're obviously holding an election in adverse circumstances. pete: how the taliban is forcing changes in u.s. strategy. covering these stories this week, janet hook of the "los angeles times." michael duffy of "time" magazine. janine zacharia of bloomberg news. and james kitfield of national journal. >> celebrating 40 years of journalistic excellence, live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill" produced in association with "national journal." corporate funding for washington week is provided by -- >> they shape our world. create new wonders and new conveniences. america's minerals. they're the stuff our dreams are made of. there's more information at nma.org. >> corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by boeing. major funding for "washington week" is also provided by the annenberg foundation. the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to you
an election in adverse circumstances pete: how thtaliban is rcing changes in u.s. strategy. covering these storiesthis week,anet hook of he "los geles times." michael duffy of "time" magazine. janine zacharia of bloomberg news. d ames kitfield of national journa >> celebrating 40 yeas of journaltic excellce, live from our ation's capita this is "washington week with gwen ifill"roduced in associaon with "nation journal." corporate funing for washington wk is provided by -- >> thy shape our wold. createew wonders andew conveniences. amera's minerals. they're the stuff our drms are made o. tre's more informatn at nma.org. >> corporate funding for "washington week" is rovided by boeing. majorfundng for"washington week" is also proded by the annenbergfoundation. thcorporation for public broadcasting and contributions to your pbs station from viewer like you. thanyou. once again, livfrom washington sitting in for gwen ifl this week, pete willams of nbc news. pete: good evening. when membe of congress hd home fothe summer, their meetings with constuents are seldom ahot ticket. they're tpica
. we have more of itthan any pla on earth. and we're workng on cleaner ays to use coal every day. more information at ma.org the >> major funding is also provided by the annberg foundationthe corporati for public bradcasting, and by contributio to your pbs station om viewers like yo thank you. once gain, liv from washington, sittg in for gwen ifill this week, jhn dikerson of late maazine and cs news. john: good evenin president barack obama turned 48 this week. he didt get big present he'd been asking for doctor pasge of health ca reform in the use and senate -- but he got a few pretty gooalternatives. sotomayor, his pick for the supreme court, s confirmed wi the support of nine republicans, and we arned today thathe unemployment te has dropped a little bit. from 9.5% 9.4%. there have beea few pieces of ecomic news like thi late that, while not fatastic, have at least been notawful. john arwood, dos the whte house think the've turned a corner here? >> no. but they'rehaving a party right now. thewhite house knows that first of all missi accomplish is the worst thing u can do in an ecoo
is to be responsible and provide the services that all of us are paying for and that they're not providing the services safety net we're all paying for. he talks about the word "responsibility." and they're saying something a little different, which is they're making excessive profits and that they are in effect evil companies. he doesn't go quite that far. gwen: how much is this coordinated if at all? >> it's well-coordinated on both sides. there's a lot of work going on trying to figure out what's the best way to sell this, what's the best way to attack it. and i think what you saw this week is that the administration and the democrats decided, you know, there's one person in the white house, you're either a stick or pinata, and they'd rather be the stick than the pinata and they were getting hit very hard. they spent a lot of time trying to talk about this in terms of bringing down costs, that this would save money, it would save the government money and in the long run be good for the deficit. but as the committees have struggled with this and as the sausage making has become the focus of attention
president has been sayi is their business is o be responsble and provide the services that l of us are paying for andthat they're not providing the servicessafety net we're l paying for. he talks about the word "resnsibility." and they're sayingsomething a little diferent, which is ty're making excessive prits and that they arein effect evil companies. he doesn't go ite that far. gwen: how much is is coordinated if at ll? >> it'swell-coordined on th sides. thers a lot of work going o trying to figure outwhat's the best way t sell this, what the best way to attack i. and think what you saw this week is that t administration and the democra decied, you know, there's one person in the whiteouse, you're either a stk or inata, and they'd rather be the stick han the pita and they were getting hit veryhard. they spent a lot o time trying to talk about thiin terms of bringi down costs, that tis would savemoney, it would sve the vernment money and in t long run good for the deficit. but as the mmittees have struggled with this ad as the sausage making as becme the focus of attention, t's b
dreams. we have more than any place on earth. we're working on cleaner ways to use coal every day. there is more information at n.m.a..org. major funding is also provided by the anenburg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. thank you. once again, live from washington... moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening and welcome to a special "washington week" roundtable on health care reform... if it's hot where you are, it's quite possible that the elevated temperature is caused by more than summer sunshine. for president obama, the headwinds he has encountered on this signature domestic issue remind him of this time last year. he told supporters as much yesterday... >> you will recall that the republicans have just nominated their vice presidential candidate and everybody was -- the media was obsessed with it and cable was 24 hours a day and obama has lost his mojo. there is something about august going into september where everyone in wra gets all wee-we' d up. up." 50 percent of those polled now
. at increasing public skepticism extends to congress as well. >> ou can stand up and tel us your answer onbama care. demand an answerow! gwen: wel, in the interest of generating lightver heat, we cided to ke your questions to our whington week truth squad re.... we got hundreds of them, from 42 states and a few forgn countris too...we'll get as many we can... ut first, aupdate...how real ceciis all of this skepticism 're seeing? >> it is certain real. as we allknow, polls are snapshotin time andthe last sevel weeks have not been a good peri for this white ouse. they have lost ntrol of the messa. theyave been caught by rprise about the reaction to the idea of droping this government-onsored option that is sometes known as a public plan. it's interesting, thoughin our polling, the new poll tat's come out, president oba still remains ptty pesonally pular. his own favorability rating is 57%. that's a god, healthy number for a prident. th you ask the question, how do youeel about his ability to make the right decions? well, t comes down to 49%. and then hen we ask, how do you feel he is doing in
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